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firefox web browser

Hi. I have installed Firefox Web Browser but when I try to bring it up and use it, in the search box, Google still appears. What can I do to get rid of it and actually us… (read more)

Hi. I have installed Firefox Web Browser but when I try to bring it up and use it, in the search box, Google still appears. What can I do to get rid of it and actually use Firefox?

Asked by julian-woods 26 minutes ago

AMD Ryzen 7 3700x + AMD x570 chipset ...chopping/slowing down

Hi, So anyone experience choppy/hsss and slow pc ..even the mouse going choppy when you have a few tabs open after a while? My system is a: Ryzen 7 3700x AMD x570 chipset… (read more)

Hi,

So anyone experience choppy/hsss and slow pc ..even the mouse going choppy when you have a few tabs open after a while?

My system is a:

Ryzen 7 3700x AMD x570 chipset 16GB ram RTX 2060 Samsung 970 Pro

And it's going turtle like with shuttering and all the goodies after 1-2 hours of beeing on, to have 5-6 tabs of youtube videos shows immidiately symptoms of this behavior(I have a video if you want some proof), I tried to find the cause, checked CPU/GPU/RAM/mobo/PSU/SSD ...everything

And then I open the same stuff with opera/chrome ...everything is smooth as butter, tried safe mode with firefox ...it's the same

Unless I restart my pc it's the same, tried 2x Re-install windows 10, nothing ...I thought my Sound Blaster Z was the issue, nop ...with the onboard(realtek) I get the very same behavior

So what's wrong with firefox? ..tried disable hardware acceleration, nop ...same behavior

Am I the only one having this kind of firefox behavior?

Asked by evronetwork 2 hours ago

Last reply by evronetwork 1 hour ago

Tabs randomly crashing

Some tabs crash at random. Cannot reproduce at will. Started happening ever since I've upgraded to a Ryzen 3600 CPU. RAM with the XMP profile passes the entire 2 hour-lon… (read more)

Some tabs crash at random. Cannot reproduce at will. Started happening ever since I've upgraded to a Ryzen 3600 CPU. RAM with the XMP profile passes the entire 2 hour-long 4 -pass Memtest86 without errors.

The crashes happen on all versions of stable Firefox and on Firefox Developer's Edition. They also occur if there are <10 tabs open as well as 100 tabs open. I have 5-6 very common extensions on FF stable (Bitwarden, Gesturefy, uBlock Origin, Facebook Container, Open Tabs Next to Current, Wikiwand, and the Stream Detector), but not a single extension installed on FF DE and still it crashes too.

Some of many crash logs: bp-87b13e5c-1bc5-4f68-864b-95d6b0210227 bp-1751032b-df93-404e-822f-c13020210227 bp-e7840772-f24e-439b-b56b-ca8c50210227 bp-629bbf6d-b007-4b4a-8b76-b2d5e0210227 bp-dd9c0c07-61bf-44a4-b5a6-9f4170210227 bp-07cf5b11-39c5-4802-a448-7e6920210227 bp-97139c27-1633-4bab-a876-1bc030210227

These are all just from today, and these are not even all of today's crashes.

System details: AMD Ryzen 3600 16GB DDR4-3200 RAM (XMP profile 2) MBO MSI B450 Tomahawk (latest Beta Bios v7C02v1H3 - happened also with stable BIOS, so I put the latest BIOS on if there are possible BIOS<-->RAM problems but still crashes remain) Nvidia GTX 1070Ti (driver v461.72) Windows 10 Pro 20H2 v19042.804

Any idea what's causing this?

Asked by chillstreem 6 hours ago

Last reply by chillstreem 2 hours ago

Firefox very slow (vs Edge)

Long time Firefox user here - been on from the start (about 2005), and don't want to switch because I love some features like the Panorama View extension, Context Search … (read more)

Long time Firefox user here - been on from the start (about 2005), and don't want to switch because I love some features like the Panorama View extension, Context Search extension etc, and it's always been a great browser.

Recently though (not sure if it's just recently, or I've only just noticed), it's so slow. I tried a brand new profile, no extensions, no settings changes, and it's the same. Example loading times:

bbc.co.uk/news Firefox: 14s Edge: 2s chess.com Firefox: 19s Edge: 4s chess.com play vs computer Firefox 38s Edge 2s

https://youtu.be/er9jBysL0vEFirefox vs Edge (YouTube)

So it's not my profile settings or extensions.

BUT, I tried it on a different user profile on the same computer (Switch User from the Windows Start menu), and it's fast!

Why is this, and what do I need to do on my user account to speed Firefox up (keeping my same Firefox profile)?

Thanks in advance.

Asked by Rhys 1 month ago

Last reply by Rhys 3 hours ago

My active tab (in tab bar) displays incorrectly

The tab bar should distinguish the active tab (in part) by removing its bottom border. When I restart Firefox, the tab bar displays correctly but before long that bottom … (read more)

The tab bar should distinguish the active tab (in part) by removing its bottom border. When I restart Firefox, the tab bar displays correctly but before long that bottom border of the active tab reappears. Changing to a different theme doesn't help. All I can think of is that perhaps I have too many add-ons or bookmarks installed. (I currently have just under 50 add-ons.) What can I do to keep that bottom border off the active tab?

Asked by Odin3 2 days ago

Last reply by Odin3 8 hours ago

Missing menu line

There is one menu short in a screen, when I use Firefox to my bank. The file "2021-02-14.png" is missing a menu with "Forbrugsoverblik Forbrugsagenter Etiketter" on bla… (read more)

There is one menu short in a screen, when I use Firefox to my bank. The file "2021-02-14.png" is missing a menu with "Forbrugsoverblik Forbrugsagenter Etiketter" on black background. The file "2021-02-14(1).png" is the same <prt sc> but in Edge browser. The file "2021-02-14(2).png" is the same but in Crome.

The two last are correct with all menu'es. How do I get the same i Firefox? I have cleared cookies and cache without any result.

I can't send any links, because you need to be logged in.

Regards Lars Scheffmann

Asked by lars45 1 week ago

Last reply by lars45 12 hours ago

printing problem with even-number pages

Having a problem with printing since moving to FF 86.0. Print is automatically set up for my Brother MFC-J895W (LAN connection) to print 2-sided and back-to-front, but i… (read more)

Having a problem with printing since moving to FF 86.0. Print is automatically set up for my Brother MFC-J895W (LAN connection) to print 2-sided and back-to-front, but is printing the 2nd page upside down. I've tried going into about:config and deleting the entry for "print.print", as well as editing the prefs.js and deleting everything that has "print_", but no help.

Asked by DougS 1 day ago

Last reply by DougS 1 day ago

Web push notifications options, e.g., placement, timeout, fonts, etc

I have been unable to find any information on customizing the look of Web push notifications. I would like to be able to change the time they remain on the screen, where… (read more)

I have been unable to find any information on customizing the look of Web push notifications. I would like to be able to change the time they remain on the screen, where they appear, how many can stack at a time. Is there any means to do this? Specifically, I would like to change the way Slack message announcements appear.

Asked by elupin 1 day ago

Download Firefox latest Version

When I turned on my computer this morning a message said I needed to download Firefox Update, so I clicked on that link. About a half hour later after it had also updated… (read more)

When I turned on my computer this morning a message said I needed to download Firefox Update, so I clicked on that link. About a half hour later after it had also updated Windows 10 a page popped up telling me I had been sent a code to my email that I would need to input. I have not received an email or junk mail with any code. However, it looks like I already have Version 86. Please help me with this issue. I am so overwhelmed with computer issues I'm on the verge of tears right now. My last Windows 10 update Did NOT install and I am not the only one with this issue, but NO help from Microsoft. Did Mozilla update Windows 10 to accept the new version of Firefox? I looked at your educated guess, clicked on Show Details, nothing came up. Then I clicked on Troubleshooting Information and Share Data. I don't know if you are able to see this list or not, I don't know what 99% of it means, but I did copy a few things that may be helpful. environmentVariables": {

   "MOZ_CRASHREPORTER_DATA_DIRECTORY": "C:\\Users\\Rhonda\\AppData\\Roaming\\Mozilla\\Firefox\\Crash Reports",
   "MOZ_CRASHREPORTER_EVENTS_DIRECTORY": "C:\\Users\\Rhonda\\AppData\\Roaming\\Mozilla\\Firefox\\Profiles\\fq7xq0bn.default-release-2\\crashes\\events",
   "MOZ_CRASHREPORTER_PING_DIRECTORY": "C:\\Users\\Rhonda\\AppData\\Roaming\\Mozilla\\Firefox\\Pending Pings",
   "MOZ_CRASHREPORTER_RESTART_ARG_0": "C:\\Program Files\\Mozilla Firefox\\firefox.exe",
   "MOZ_CRASHREPORTER_RESTART_ARG_1": "-os-restarted",
   "MOZ_CRASHREPORTER_STRINGS_OVERRIDE": "C:\\Program Files\\Mozilla Firefox\\browser\\crashreporter-override.ini"
 },
 "lockedPreferences": {
   "fission.autostart": false,
   "fission.autostart.session": false

I already have VERSION 86 according to the information on Firefox. But the message I had this morning specifically asked to download FIREFOX latest version. Please help. Rhonda

Asked by Rhonda 1 day ago

Simplify Page Firefox v86

Looks like I need to rollback to Firefox version 84. Updated to version 86. However, printing from Reader View takes over twice the number of printed pages as Simplify … (read more)

Looks like I need to rollback to Firefox version 84. Updated to version 86. However, printing from Reader View takes over twice the number of printed pages as Simplify Page function found in earlier version. The font in Reader View is much too large for efficient printing.

The two uploaded images print the same webpage article, but earlier Firefox version takes 16-pages, while version 86 takes over twice that many, 35-pages.

Are there about:config settings that can reduce font size in Reader View, or do I have to rollback to version 84?

Asked by prag 2 days ago

Last reply by prag 1 day ago

Onglets

Hello a tous !!! Une mise a jour de firefox, et je me retrouve avec les onglets en hauts de la barre de recherche. Comment replacer la suite d'onglets sous la barre de m… (read more)

Hello a tous !!! Une mise a jour de firefox, et je me retrouve avec les onglets en hauts de la barre de recherche. Comment replacer la suite d'onglets sous la barre de marques pages juste au dessus de la fenêtre web.. Merci !!

Asked by Firefox Manu 1 day ago

What is the purpose of "app.normandy" in about:config - can I set all to false?

Mozilla Firefox keeps rolling out changes to functionality and the user interface without notification, as well as altering my user preferences. A set of about:config p… (read more)

Mozilla Firefox keeps rolling out changes to functionality and the user interface without notification, as well as altering my user preferences. A set of about:config preferences that start with "app.normandy" seem to have something to do with installing these on my Windows 10 system. I did NOT enroll in any FF studies. So, it is odd that there seems to be outside manipulation . I am not a programmer. I would appreciate a lay person explanation.

"Normandy is a collection of servers, workflows, and Firefox components that enables Mozilla to remote control Firefox clients in the wild based on precise criteria."

app.normandy.api_url https://normandy.cdn.mozilla.net/api/v1 app.normandy.dev_mode false app.normandy.enabled true app.normandy.first_run false app.normandy.last_seen_buildid app.normandy.logging.level 50 app.normandy.migrationsApplied 10 app.normandy.onsync_skew_sec 600 app.normandy.run_interval_seconds 21600 app.normandy.shieldLearnMoreUrl https://support.mozilla.org/1/firefox/%VERSION%/%OS%/%LOCALE%/shield app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.partnerlink.useAttributionURL true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.toolbars.bookmarks.2h2020 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.experiment.ebay-2020-1 true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.browser.topsites.useRemoteSetting true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.profileCreationThreshold 1896163212345 app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.enabled true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.doh-rollout.provider-steering.provider-list [{ "name": "comcast", "canonicalName": "doh-discovery.xfinity.com", "uri": "https://doh.xfinity.com/dns-query" }] app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.network.preload true app.normandy.startupRolloutPrefs.print.tab_modal.enabled false app.normandy.user_id 9893538f-07be-4513-8265-9124f1f967ff

Asked by plew29881 2 days ago

Last reply by plew29881 1 day ago

2AF TOTP troubleshooting

Hi! It doesn't matter wich app I use for 2AF, once the QR is scanned (or even when the hash is added manually) Firefox doesn't recognize the 6 digit code. Now I'm using a… (read more)

Hi! It doesn't matter wich app I use for 2AF, once the QR is scanned (or even when the hash is added manually) Firefox doesn't recognize the 6 digit code. Now I'm using andOTP, but the same behaviour with Google Authenticator. Any help? Thanks in advance!

Asked by Joseph 1 day ago

Fire Fox Update Link opens in New Tab

Hello, I am looking at the reason why every time Firefox updates this link opens in a new tab https://www.grabber.website/ No other browser does this. Wondering if I ca… (read more)

Hello,

I am looking at the reason why every time Firefox updates this link opens in a new tab https://www.grabber.website/

No other browser does this. Wondering if I can block that tab from opening when Firefox updates. Considering deleting Firefox altogether if this keeps happening.

Asked by Andrew 1 day ago

Most Visited Websites

I have a webpage displayed in my most visited sites that I cannot dismiss nor delete from history. I have tried dismiss about 10 times and delete from history at least 6… (read more)

I have a webpage displayed in my most visited sites that I cannot dismiss nor delete from history. I have tried dismiss about 10 times and delete from history at least 6 times. How do I get rid of it?

Asked by DLD 2 days ago

Last reply by DLD 1 day ago

Facebook container

Hi, does anybody else have this problem? I am using the Facebook container add-on which works fine apart from when I have been on Facebook and then go on to the MSN games… (read more)

Hi, does anybody else have this problem? I am using the Facebook container add-on which works fine apart from when I have been on Facebook and then go on to the MSN games site without closing Firefox first. If I close Firefox after using Facebook then open MSN games all is fine. If I forget to close Firefox and go straight to MSN games I lose all my games history and have to log on again with a pop-up appearing saying that they have changed their privacy policy. Many thanks

Asked by Gandalf 1 day ago